Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Introduction | Program | Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for MBA Program

To apply for the MBA Programs applicants should have completed at least a Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.7 or equivalent from a recognized University.  

All applicants must furnish us with the following:

Classroom Application Form – Submitting a completed application for admission to the program (available online and in this catalog) with a US$150 non-refundable application fee. 

Most recent CV/resume – Including the applicant’s full mailing address, email address, telephone number, and complete work experience (including the name and contact information of the applicant’s most recent employer). The full address of the university from which the applicant received his/her undergraduate degree should be included.

A scanned copy of the applicant’s Bachelor degree and transcripts. (An official hard copy of the transcripts will be required prior to graduation)

A scanned copy of official government identification (such as passport, driver’s license, national ID card etc.)

Non-native English speakers should provide DIU with the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants must receive a minimum of 500 on the Paper-Based Test (TOEFL PBT) and 61 on the Internet-Based Test (IBT) or a minimum of 85% on the DIU English entrance exam.

All documents in a foreign language should be translated into English.
All official copies and translations should be certified and/or notarized.

Students can send the application documents by email (preferred) or post.

Applicants must be at least 23 years of age at the time of application for the MBA Program. The DIU Admission Committee’s decision for acceptance will be based on predictors of academic success and will include such factors as previous academic grades and records, as well as prior work experience.

Mature Entry Requirements MBA:

  • Non-native English speakers should provide DIU with the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants must receive a minimum of 500 on the Paper-Based Test (TOEFL PBT) and 61 on the Internet-Based Test (IBT) or a minimum of 85% on the DIU English entrance exam.
  • Applicants must have completed high school.
  • Applicants must have demonstrated work experience:
    • At least 10 years of experience in the general area of study in positions that demonstrate steady advancement, and
    • 2 letters of recommendations from recent employers.

*Please note that all documents should be translated into English and certified or notarized.

Experiential Equivalent Credit Acceptance Policy

Credit may also be given for adequately documented and validated experiential equivalent learning of a
postsecondary nature. Examples include credit for learning acquired through business experience, college level equivalent tests, achievement in a related profession, military training, or other postsecondary level equivalent experience.  Up to 25% of total credits required will be awarded to individuals exhibiting an adequate level of business experience.

For the MBA level the following is required:

  1. Proof of 10 years business management experience.  This includes strategic, budgeting, decision making and leadership experience.  This proof must be demonstrated through 2 specimens/documents that have been produced in the previous 2 years.
  2. A contactable reference person at a more senior level who can confirm activities performed and responsibilities assumed.
  3. Individual curriculums will be based upon individual experience and will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Time to completion for the MBA degree is based upon actual experience gained as well as course availability at any one time.



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